Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Astronomical Clocks

Astronomical Clocks, originally uploaded by nrillustration.

Another amazing thing I found on Dark Roasted Blend... astronomical clocks. I've always thought clockworks were cool but this article has some great pictures and really interesting history. Worth a read.

Top: Augustinian Friar's Astrological Clock (image credit: Curious Expeditions)
Middle: Prague Astronomical Clock (image credit: ThunderMax)
Bottom: Astrolabe, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art (image credit: Charles Tilford)

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